Linda Zurflieh

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A French Novel That Scarlett Johansson Tried To Ban Is Being Published In English

Everyone’s favorite ass-kicking Marvel actress Scarlett Johansson tried very hard to stop the French novel <i>The First Thing You See</i> from being published in 2013, and now she can’t be too pleased that it’s hitting shelves in England on Sept. 10. Written by Grégoire Delacourt, the book tells the story …

Scarlett Johansson

8 Delicious Recipes for 4 Iconic BBQ Styles

This great nation of ours boasts an array of very specific and very delicious types of barbecue. But there are four iconic styles that reign supreme: …

I Love My Chocolate Chip Cookies. Here's Why.

Ina Garten has her brownies; Martha Stewart has her sugar cookies; and my mother-in-law has her chocolate cheesecake cupcakes. My friend Penny has her mandel bread; my mother's friend Suzi her lemon square; and my friend Lisa her banana cream pie. Me -- well I have my chocolate chip cookies.<p>I first …

How Shows Like 'Will & Grace' And 'Black-ish' Can Change Your Brain

Will Smith from <i>The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air</i> was my first American friend. Ours was an unlikely friendship: a shy Indian kid, fresh off the boat, with big glasses and a thick accent, and a high school b-ball player from West Philadelphia, chillin' out maxin' and relaxin' all cool. And yet, I was with …

TV

Associated Press News

Wes Craven's brutal truths about sex, death and childhood

His 1972 revenge horror The Last House on the Left expressed America’s fears of adolescent sexuality and its willingness to send teenagers to die in Vietnam<p><b>Warning: spoilers</b><p>We are terrified that our children will be molested because we enjoy thinking about our children being molested. That was the …

Accused killer of Texas police officer has history of mental illness

• Shannon Miles was sent to mental hospital after 2012 arrest<br>• Sheriff’s deputy Darren Goforth was ambushed and shot 15 times<p>The man accused of shooting and killing a suburban Houston officer has a history of mental illness and once lived in a homeless shelter, authorities said on Monday.<p>Sheriff’s …

One downside to digital innovation: as formats die, we lose our past | Jess Zimmerman

As early internet users move into middle age and beyond, we can’t expect our youth – digital or otherwise – to be accessible forever<p>If you wanted to pinpoint people of my exact age and level of youthful internet engagement, you might call us the Homestar Runner Generation. Like Millennials, we’ve …

Will machines eventually take on every job?

Automation will continue to transform the global workforce, but taking an active role in that process will help us reduce the damages and increase the gains, finds Rachel Nuwer.<p>It’s a booming time to be a truck driver. According to data NPR compiled from the US Census Bureau, truck driving is …

The Future

Trump lifts the veil on his empire

From mega-buck speech appearances to his golf empire, The Donald reveals how he makes his cash.<p>Donald Trump on Wednesday opened the kimono on his business empire, and revealed a whole heck of a lot of assets.<p>Trump made good on his promise to file the financial disclosure required of presidential …

Real Estate

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Ariana Grande releases video apology for 'donut fiasco'

Donutgate continued on Thursday night when Ariana Grande released a video message apologizing to fans for saying “I hate America” while allegedly …

40 Campfire Meals to Keep You Well-Fed in the Great Outdoors

Head to the great outdoors and eat in style with 40 recipes destined for campfire greatness.<p><b>Eating (very) well in the great outdoors</b> isn't hard. Pack up a cooler (or two) with all the fixings for chilaquiles, bacon-wrapped trout, skillet peach crisp, and yes, a proper cocktail—we're going camping.

Cooking

'Masters of Sex': EW review

We gave it a <b>B</b><p>The most fascinating tension <i>Masters of Sex</i> explores isn’t sexual. It’s the one that exists between the public and private lives of …

TV

'Minions' to bring mayhem to box office

"Minions" is expected to bring their mayhem to the box office this weekend as family films continue to draw in large numbers of moviegoers.<p>Universal Pictures' animated film, an extension of the "Despicable Me" franchise, is tracking to make between $95 million to $110 million, according to people …

Animation

Confederate Battle Doesn't End in South Carolina as Petitions Spread Across Country

As South Carolina prepares to remove the Confederate flag from the state Capitol on Friday, politicians and regular citizens across the country are clamoring to eliminate similar iconography.<p>South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley on Thursday signed into law a measure to take down the Confederate battle …

Journalism

The new Zelda game is like Destiny, and it's great

Tri Force Heroes could be the online Zelda you never knew you wanted<p>Honestly, I don't even mind that <i>The Legend of Zelda</i> for Wii U was an E3 no-show and won't come out until next year. Tucked away into Nintendo's otherwise underwhelming digital event was an unassuming new <i>Zelda</i> game for 3DS called <i>Tri</i> …

Can Country Music Quit the Rebel Flag?

Its biggest stars have voiced support for the Confederate flag in their lyrics. But now that even big-box retailers see the flag’s inherent racism, …

Batkid Begins - Trailer 1

On one day, in one city, the world comes together to grant one 5 year old cancer patient his wish. Batkid Begins looks at the 'why' of this flash …

Cancer

Big Game - Trailer 1

A young teenager camping in the woods helps rescue the President of the United States when Air Force One is shot down near his campsite.

Military

Ted 2 - Trailer 1

Newlywed couple Ted and Tami-Lynn want to have a baby, but in order to qualify to be a parent, Ted will have to prove he's a person in a court of law.

Babies

'Ted 2': EW review

We gave it a <b>C+</b><p>Like its 2012 predecessor, Seth MacFarlane’s <i>Ted 2</i> kicks off like a delirious blast of laughing gas. Even though we’re all familiar with …

23 best songs of 2015 so far

The first half of 2015 has been good to music fans. Drake released a surprise mix tape, Sleater-Kinney came through with their first record in a …